Enjoy a day of fun activities for the whole family at The Newark Museum of Art.

Timeline of Activities 

10am-5pm | MakerSPACE

Appropriate for kids of all ages.
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create (self-facilitated).

11:30am & 1:30pm | Christmahanukwanzamadan

Get ready for the ultimate holiday extravaganza with Mobile Ed Productions! This spectacular show takes you on a thrilling journey through Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Ramadan, immersing you in vibrant cultures from around the world.

12pm & 2pm | Planetarium Show: Lucia, The Secret of Shooting Stars

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 
Travel to the Moon, the asteroid belt, and a comet nucleus with Vladimir, James, and Lucia as they search for answers to the mystery of the “stones of light”.

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Measure Up!

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Young learners and caregivers explore distance, mass, and volume using simple measuring tools.

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Seven Wonders

Appropriate for ages 12+.
Explore seven of the ancient wonders of the world as they appeared thousands of years ago and embark on a voyage beyond Earth to explore wonders of our Universe.

1-4pm | Science Drop-In: Make Fake Snow

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Explore different materials and recipes to find out what makes the best fake snow.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Experience the excitement of the Museum and share its boundless sources of inspiration by making your very open surprise box!


Don’t leave the Museum without seeing our new family-friendly exhibition Animal Kingdom!